The topic might be irrelevant for most MOD
owners in the world ... because rather few of us are living in places where it gets colder than -15/16° C.
But for those of you who do I can report that here in Germany we had lots of problems during last month with pre-05 built MODs not running at low temperatures due to fuel flow problems.
The fuel filter at the MODs is located close to the tank in such a position that when the diesel (even winter diesel) gets thicker (flocculating) in the cold the filter gets blocked. The effect is that the engine might start but will die as soon as you try to drive (i.e needs more fuel) EML will come on. I could not use my MOD
for 5 days in January.
After some discussion BMW is now retrofitting heated fuel filters under guarantee (at no cost) on MODs with less than 100.000 km and younger than 3 years (currently there are no MODs older than 32 months :-).
In case you need a MOD
that is working below -15° (skiing in the Alps or so) you should better talk to your dealer ...
In case you live on the green islands don't care and forget about the strange story ;-))